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Posted: Feb 23, 2017

Hold on, baby! Mother nearly delivers infant on Valley Freeway near Pacific

Troopers had their hands full -- almost literally -- trying to assist a mom who went into labor a bit earlier than expected while on the Valley Freeway Thursday morning. Troopers received a report around 6 a.m. that a mother was on her way to the hospital in labor, but didn't think she was going to make it before the baby was born.
- PUB DATE: 2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO News
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Posted: Feb 23, 2017

Exclusive look inside the town hall meeting deciding the future of Clarkston Fire Dept.

Wednesday night Clarkston City Council held a town hall meeting, encouraging citizens to voice their opinions about the future of the Clarkston Fire Department. Tempers flared and emotions were high as many pleaded for the city to keep their trusted department. "I’m a volunteer with the Clarkston Fire Department, and you guys answered a previous question saying no one would be losing their job, but if we switch over to Lewiston I would actually be losing my job.
- PUB DATE: 2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KLEWtv
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Posted: Feb 23, 2017

Frying donuts spark two alarm apartment fire in Pullman

A Washington State University student who was frying donuts in his apartment kitchen Tuesday night apparently sparked a two-alarm fire in Pullman. By the time firefighters from Pullman and Whitman County arrived at the Cougar Crest Apartments at 2024 NE Terre View Drive at 7 p.m. the apartment was in flames.
- PUB DATE: 2/22/2017 10:22:31 PM - SOURCE: Spokane Spokesman-Review
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18 Apr 2017 2017 Fire Mechanic Spring Workshop: Electrical 4/18/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One

 Date: April 18, 2017 8am-5pm 

Instructor: David Bell, Whatcom Electric & Battery 

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26 Apr 2017 Teambuilding & Leadership with DISC Workshop - Wenatchee, WA 4/26/2017 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

What's your current focus with your team?  How can you improve them, both individually and in group, in order to achieve maximum effectiveness and potential?  Do you want to grow them?  Are you forming a new team?

To respond to these and related questions, we have been using DiSC© to help us understand group functioning.  DiSC© is a validated behavioral inventory of our preferences.  It is NOT a personality assessment; the focus is on what people do (behavior), not what their underlying personality characteristics are. 

In these workshops, we will use this concept to help people improve their leadership capabilities by focusing on individual and team behavior. 

LOCATIONS

February  8, 2017 - Lacey, WA
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

March 15, 2017 - Bellingham, WA
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

April 26, 2017 - Wenatchee, WA
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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3 May 2017 2017 Fireside Chat: "The Ask" 5/3/2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A Fireside Chat with Public Affairs Consultant Liz Loomis, Superintendent David McVicker & Attorney Brian Snure.  Facilitated by Dave Fergus.

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
5PM-8PM
At the offices of Rice Fergus Mille
r275 5th Street, Suite 100
Bremerton, Washington 98337

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8 May 2017 2017 WFAS ANNUAL CONFERENCE: "KEEP LEARNING - SPARK YOUR POTENTIAL" 5/8/2017 - 5/10/2017

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

MAY 8-10, 2017
HOTEL RL OLYMPIA
OLYMPIA, WA

 

The WA Fire Administrative Support Section’s Board is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 WFAS Annual Conference in Olympia on May 8-10, 2017. Our goal is to give you as many opportunities as possible to attend our next conference so we have opened registration earlier than ever in order for you to take advantage of your remaining 2016 budget. 

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22 May 2017 WFC Conference: Predict, Prepare & Perform with Good Character 5/22/2017 - 5/25/2017
May 21-25, 2017
Spokane Convention Center

This year's incredible lineup includes, Chief Ronny speaking on Mentoring with "Table Talk", USFA Administrator Ernie Mitchell speaking on National Fire Issues, Scott Gieselhart set to talk about Suicide Prevention, Chief Randy Bruegman speaking on "Exceeding Customer Expectations" and Ricardo Lockette, telling his personal story. 


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23 May 2017 Washington Fire Chiefs Expo Exhibitor Registration 5/23/2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
DATE: May 23, 2017
LOCATION: Spokane Convention Center 


This annual event provides a great opportunity for you to demonstrate your products to the customers most important to your business success.  We encourage you to register early to take advantage of this opportunity to network with the Washington Fire Chiefs.  We have limited space available, and can include indoor space for fire and EMS apparatus. 

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